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the educational experience of all pupils. >> caller: that's good. i guess it goes back to the case the was deemed moot anyway, but the fact of the matter is when you are laying on that table and you are about to have brain surgery, it doesn't matter what color the surgeon is. i don't care if he is black, white, it doesn't make any difference. the fact of the matter is if they were granted admission to school simply based on the fact of their skin color, that in itself is discriminatory. >> host: okay. carroll. oklahoma city. independent. good morning. >> caller: good morning. i would say that i hope [inaudible] they don't intervene because that affirmative action of white women versus african-american women for jobs and positions and i think it is being used in that respect. hopefully the supreme court will step down and allow it to continue as it is. >> host: okay. new hampshire. the democratic call. good morning, now three. what are your thoughts? >> caller: i just think it's unfortunate that today we need this kind of law we. look at the ayaan to leave the unemployment rate on its higher among
for education. >> we've got a program called race to the top that has prompted reforms in 46 states around the country, raising standards, improving how we train teachers so now i want to hire another 100,000 new math and science teachers and create 2 million more slots in our community colleges so that people can get trained for the jobs that are out there right now. and i want to make sure that we keep tuition low for our young people. >> mike: and i want to make sure that everybody's christmas stocking is filled with everything they've wanted when it comes christmas time. one little problem about what he's saying, not about race to the top. it's not a bad program, pied emphasis and i commend arnie duncan for at least saying we ought to reward people who are doing well. it's different in the economy where we punish people who are doing well. i wish the president's education policies are based on that premise, clearly they're not. when he talks about, we need to put 100,000 new teachers in the classroom, i just asked myself. when is it the responsibility the federal government to go hire
to be a nurse. after being a nurse for about twenty years i decided that i need to further my education. my masters degree was done completely online and that gave me the freedom and ability to do my education while i raised my kids and worked full time. raising my kids as a single mom and having them see me get my education online and work full-time has given them the opportunity to see that they can do anything that they want to. i'm currently the hospital administrator for two public hospitals. we serve patients who might not otherwise get care. i teach an online nursing program. i feel that i'm giving back something to the nurses that are attempting to get their bachelors degree like i did. doing online education is something that i suggest to many, many people. [ crowd cheers ] [ male announcer ] clay matthews is turning the nfl upside-down. turn your world upside down with gillette fusion proglide because you can shave against the grain with comfort. only proglide has gillette's thinnest blades for less tug and pull, so you can shave against the grain comfortab
with him. >> i do not know of any government program that john is supporting. not early education. the reason no child was left behind is the money is left behind. with regard to the role of vice president, i had a long talk, as a sure the governor did, with her principal, with a rock. i have a history of getting things done in the united states senate. -- with barack. i have a history of getting things done in united states senate, as john mccain nos. i would be the point person on getting things done. when asked if i wanted a portfolio, my response was no, but for rock obama indicated he wanted me with him to help him govern, so every decision he makes, i will be sitting with him in the room to give him advice -- but for rock -- but barack obama indicated he wanted me in the room to help him govern. i look forward to working with barack and playing a very constructive role in his presidency, bringing about the kind of change this country needs. >> from 2008, in st. louis, the vice presidential debate, robert watson, let me pick up on something we discussed earlier, which is how
, that is an educated guess. >> one of the most interesting aspects of this poll was the 18 point lead in the pew showed that romney had with women has evaporated. obama by comparison who had been joyously messianic as a speaker -- >> the nonverbal communication. if you watched that debate with the sound off it looked like a more compelling win for romney than if you read the transcript where obama was looking away, looked like his heart wasn't in it. that means if he gives a more spirited performance in the next two debates, he could regain some ground. there are really two questions. >> if he can win round the women, how significant is that to his chances of winning the election? >> if romney can? >> yes. >> sure. >> 18 point swing in one poll is huge. >> if we were to see that number confirmed by other poll, romney would be the favorite but it's not what we're seeing in the bulk of data. sometimes there can be a tendency to take a big headline number, when we're getting 15 or 20 polls released. if romney is doing that well among women, we will see the result confirmed by other polls quite soon. >> hi
. malala yousufzai has been an outspoken critic of taliban atrocities and a promoter of girls' education. the country's prime minister visited the girl's family today at a military hospital near islamabad. he called the shooting an attack on pakistan's core values. >> we pledge that we will not allow the future of our children to be endangered by the militant mind-set. we pledge that the enemies of pakistan will never be allowed to succeed. >> sreenivasan: meanwhile, a military official said yousufzai is in satisfactory condition, after having a bullet removed from her neck. she's being kept unconscious and on a ventilator for now. this year's winner of the nobel prize for literature voiced hope today that a fellow chinese laureate will get out of prison. mo yan was honored with the literature award yesterday. at a news conference today, he said he hopes that dissident liu xiaobo regains his freedom very soon. liu won the nobel peace prize in 2010 after being sentenced to 11 years in prison for advocating an end to china's one-party rule. the space shuttle "endeavour" has begun a final,
level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> top of the hour. a moving live shot of new york city as the sun comes up over the big apple. >> t.j. has the steady cam. >> he's not here. >> we can still blame him. >> welcome back to "morning joe." steve schmidt and steve ratner are still with us. and joining the table, joe says he's going to be nice today. >> i'm always nice. >> best-selling author and award-winning journalist, carl bernstein. you shall be nice. >> i'm always nice. >> in washington, krkcontributi editor for "the national review," jim garrity. good to have you back. >> look time no see. always happy to be here. >> yes, we've missed you. you know, you sent out a funny tweet yesterday, jim. a lot of people were concerned about the martha raddatz situation. a lot of conservatives were. we said earlier, i think most of us agree, we believe martha will do a good job. it's a transparency issue. >> it's a bigger issue. >> it's a bigger issue, and that's abc news, not on martha so much. but y
the citizens alive and well and educated and housed. barack obama doesn't provide that nor does this country. >> bill: you and i are in the same union do you know that after sag. it's not militant enough for you. >> no. >> bill: i think you and i should run for president and vice president. i'll be the president and you be the vice president of the union. [ laughter ] >> bill: i would send you on peace keeping missions. >> that u.n. stirred up. >> bill: i like my union but what i don't like is the municipal unions it's not the fault of the workers who have now negotiated contracts that we can't pay. that's what happened in wisconsin, that's what's happening all over the place. your state, california, bankrupt. it can't pay the pensions. >> i see the municipal workers and the teachers as being the last preservation of organized labor in this country. we borrow and borrow and borrow and borrow but now it's all coming to the end because they can't borrow any more money. the workers are going to have to take it on the chin a little bit the municipal workers. they are just going to have to. >> ju
educating the public key to their survival. >> we hope people would be understanding about co-existing with these native animals. >> reporter: down in the southern tip of florida, the canals of florida power & light's power plant have been a safe haven for crocodiles since about 1978, with about 400 living here now. turkey point, in addition to refuges in everglades national park and crocodile lake has been essential for the species recovery. people work to make sure that crocodiles are here to stay. >> this is a really good example of a nesting habitat. >> reporter: each year, the turkey point croc team goes out to find nests and tag newborns with microchips. this gives each new crocodile an i.d., and helps them keep track of how the species is progressing. >> if we protect the crocodiles, we're protecting a whole number of species, some of which are threatened. >> reporter: then, the hard work begins as the sun sets. they're going to see up close how the crocodiles are doing. >> i see him. let's do it. >> now, we have to get it tired. >> reporter: they carefully get the croc
it was seniors on medicare or investing in our kids' education. all in all, i thought it was great for the american people and further crystallized the issues here. >> i'm trying to find the must-read i didn't get to before about his expressions. oh, frank bruni, "new york times." seldom have the words -- it's sort of like bless your heart -- seldom have the words, my friend, been laced with so much arsenic. joe biden used them again and again thursday night in reference to paul ryan even as he painted the young congressman as shallow and misinformed. seldom has a split screen yielded such vigorous facial calisthenics. when ryan talked, biden smiled with disbelief. he smiled even wider with derision. he whipped his head this way and that, laughing scornfully, glancing heavenward in exasperation, it said everything about his strategy in the wake of president obama's soporific performance in denver. biden wasn't going to be accused of underreacting. he was going to react all over the place, with his expressions, his exclamations and plenty of interruptions. was he over the top as som
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